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What the Government Shutdown Means for Georgains

On PowerTalk with Mrs. Lorraine Jacques-White Federal workers in Atlanta to be furloughed. The government shutdown could possibly affect as many as 2,000 members of the Georgia National Guard. Many of the 15,000 members are […]

WAOK-AM–10/01/2013

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Mo Ivory: Update On Syria – In Plain English

It seems we have a deal on the table. President Barack Obama spoke to Americans Tuesday night to explain the crisis in Syria, address the concerns many Americans have about getting involved in another war […]

WAOK-AM–09/11/2013

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Sept. 10 Ceremony To Recognize Bombing Victims

Congressional leaders will hold a ceremony Sept. 10 in Washington to bestow the Congressional Gold Medal on the four girls killed by a bomb at the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham.

08/24/2013

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Brother: Ga. School Shooter Changed As A Teen

The 20-year-old man who police say went to an Atlanta-area school heavily armed and exchanged gunfire with officers before surrendering was a normal kid growing up, but began to change as a teenager and engage in behavior that was threatening to others, his brother said.

08/23/2013

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Pick-A-Side: Who Is Your Favorite Lefty?

From Oprah to Angelina Jolie, who is everyone’s favorite lefty? You decide!

08/12/2013

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Atlanta Public Schools Receive Free Lunch For Students

ATLANTA (WAOK)- Georgia students are next in line to receive free lunches. Atlanta Public and Clayton County Schools will begin serving free lunches to students this upcoming 2013-14 school year. Georgia has become one of […]

WAOK-AM–07/16/2013

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Brady Campaign Sues Ga. Town Over Mandatory Gun Law

A group that supports gun control filed suit Thursday against a north Georgia town that recently passed a law requiring gun ownership that it said is mostly symbolic.

05/16/2013

File photo of increased security around the White House following the Boston Marathon bombing and the receipt of a letter that tested positive for ricin. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

FBI: Miss. Man Arrested For Sending Ricin Letters To Obama

The FBI says a Mississippi man whose home and business were searched as part of an investigation into poisoned letters sent to the president and others has been arrested in the case.

04/27/2013

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Attorney: Scant Evidence In Miss. Ricin Case

Federal authorities have produced scant evidence linking a Mississippi man to the mailing of ricin-laced letters to the president and a senator, his attorney says.

04/20/2013

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Obama Sending Congress Long-Awaited 2014 Budget

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is sending Congress his long-awaited budget, an effort to achieve an elusive “grand bargain” to tame runaway deficits that have soared above $1 trillion for each of the past […]

04/10/2013

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